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Why make a blog – goals and hopes for this blog

After getting diagnosed, I was starved for information, getting to understand myself better.

It was an overwhelming experience. Having to read lengthy books, when their essence could be summed up in a few paragraphs. Sometimes, the way an idea was presented to me in various blog or forum posts just didn’t click, and it took me a long while to really “get it” and rephrase it in a way that made sense to me. The most helpful sources were the ones that explained things in plain English, with anecdotal evidence.

In this blog, I am hoping to present what I’ve learned in the way I wish I found when I was seeking it out.

Recently, I have spent a lot of time on Reddit, on the ADHD and Mindfulness sub, and many people found my posts there helpful. However, I find the same questions popping up again and again, and one of my goals is to have a simple article to show them, stating the same things that other people with the same problems found useful. If it helps even one person have a better life, the purpose of this blog is fulfilled.

Lastly, I want to document my ideas so I can read back on them in my own moments of despair. To remind myself of what works for me, and not give up when feeling overwhelmed.

Please comment or contact me with any questions or suggestions, or even if you just want to have someone listen to you and empathize.

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